Endurance Sports Nutrition, 3rd Edition

Fuel Your Body for Optimal Performance

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This course covers short-range events up to ultraendurance biking, running, swimming, rowing events, as well as competing in extreme heat or cold or at high altitude. Special discussions cover timing for peak performance, using supplements, meal planning, the vegetarian endurance diet, and competing in multiday or multi-leg events. The book contains practical information from the author and numerous interviewed athletes. Wonderful course on the fluid, food, calorie, and nutrient needs of endurance and ultraendurance athletes written by a former elite runner and sports dietitian, Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD.

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
25 CE Online Test Only (W501)
15 CE Online Test Only (W502)

Book Details

Year Published
3rd Edition
Human Kinetics
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3030) Anthropometrics, body composition
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4060) Exercise, fitness, and sports nutrition
  • (4110) Vegetarianism
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 6.1.2, 6.1.6, 8.1.2, 8.2.2

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests


Upon completion, users will be able to:

1. Discuss the nutrition guidelines for endurance exercise in extreme environments.

2. Better identify people with limitations, needs, and those at risk when competing in endurance sports.

3. Better assess clients’ nutritional needs while training and competing in endurance events.

4. Better determine appropriate therapy intervention for clients with diabetes, cardiac and weight issues.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Why we chose this book

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a sports dietitian and former elite runner with a good writing style, interest in practical information, and personal experience as both an athlete and consultant to athletes who compete in endurance and ultraendurance sports.

About the author
Suzanne is a board-certified sports dietitian and Intuitive Eating coach who counsels active people on mastering high-performance eating habits. She was an elite professional runner and a USA Track and Field 5,000 meter champion.